Virtual Team = Project Disaster? (Part 2)

by Andy Jordan

If a project manager cannot successfully deliver projects where at least some of the resources are working virtually, then that PM won’t have a job for very long. Can projects be successful when they are run by virtual teams, and if so, how? In the concluding part of our series, we look at the remaining four steps.

Managing Virtually, or Virtually Managing? Personal Connection at a Distance

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

Technology, mobility and the sheer expense of office real estate has taken distance working from daring and uncertain trend to fully embraced reality. What this has mostly produced is a state of affairs where many of our most meaningful professional interactions are mediated by technology, rather than face to face--and that's where the danger lies.

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